pacific. on monday, we'll all be out in l.a. the "gma's" oscar party with the stars, we'll have interviews with the winners and all the best moments on stage and off. >> and we get to see all of you handsome devils in tuxes. >> turning us loose in l.a. nothing could go wrong there. >> if we can get there, sam. we started early this morning, george, by talking about the big storm that went from the great lakes all the way down to the gulf coast. that's more than 1,100 miles of storminess in the country. these are the big snowfall totals that came along with it. just another look. this is the heaviest hit of snow in chicago. now, we take you west. santa barbara, ladies and gentlemen, look at the lovely shoreline there. just a sigh. just a moment of what's going to happen over the weekend, as we head there for oscars. by the way, sunday, now, up to 73. monday, looking at 74 because we're doing "dancing with the stars" as well, on monday, live from l.a. phoenix, you're in the 60s. it looks good. on the east coast -- oh, tuesday. on the east coast, there's that big rainmaker and snow headed if for the weekend. we'll talk about that throughout the morning.